The 1966 FIFA World Cup was the eighth staging of the World Cup, the world championship for men national association football teams. This was held in England from 11 July to 30 July.
England is a part of the United Kingdom. It is the birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles, is a country in the British Isles bordering Scotland and Wales. It is the capital of London, which on the River Thames.
1966 Final, held at Wembley Stadium. The tournament held a FIFA record for the largest average attendance, for 28 years.
England was chosen as the host of the 1966 World Cup in Rome, Italy on 22 August 1960, over rival bids from West Germany and Spain.
1966 FIFA World Cup, England
Qualification Team for FIFA World 1966
- Asia- 1 Teams
- Europe- 10 Teams
- North America, Central America, and the Caribbean- 1 Teams
- South America- 4 Team
1966 World Cup Quick facts
The 1966 World Cup final tournament in England. Spain, West Germany and France had players representing foreign clubs.
Bowel cancer claimed the life of the cup winning English captain in 1993.
England 4-2 West Germany 1966 World Cup final.
|FIFA CUP 1966|
|Total Match dates||11 July to 30 July 1966 (20 days)|
|Venues||8 (7 Host cities)|
|Automatically qualified||England (host)and Brazil (the defending champion)|
Final Tournament Standings
|FIFA CUP 1966 Teams
Qualification Of World Cup
|Qualified||16 (from 4 confederations)|
Eusebio, (Eusébio da SilvaFerreira ) (Portuguese)
|Best young player||Franz Anton Beckenbauer (German)|
Adidas Golden Boot
- Eusebio, (Eusébio da SilvaFerreira ) (Portuguese)
Adidas Best Young Player
- Franz Anton Beckenbauer (German)
1966 FIFA World Cup Qualify Teams
|Group 1||Group 2||Group 3||Group 4|
|England||West Germany||Portugal||Soviet Union|
1966 FIFA world cup ball
World Cup 1966 Stadiums
This world cup was used only 7 host cities and 8 stadiums. (source Wikipedia)
White City Stadium